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Before making his Bollywood debut, Shahid Kapoor went through 100 auditions and worked for free on Haider

<p>Among the most sophisticated performers in Hollywood, Shahid Kapoor has given some standout performances in movies like Haider, Udta Punjab, and Kabir Singh, to mention a few. He is undoubtedly regarded as a formidable performer and has established a name for himself throughout the years. Shahid Kapoor did not, however, have an easy route to stardom. Several auditions were held by the actor before to his casting in the 2003 movie Ishq Vishk. He continued to remain committed to his art going forward, even taking on a project at no cost to himself since he thought it had a lot of promise.<img decoding=”async” class=”alignnone wp-image-285507″ src=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-when-mansoor-ali-khan-made-disparaging-remarks-about-trisha-the-police-filed-a-rep-750×422.jpg” alt=”theindiaprint.com when mansoor ali khan made disparaging remarks about trisha the police filed a rep” width=”1566″ height=”881″ title=”Before making his Bollywood debut, Shahid Kapoor went through 100 auditions and worked for free on Haider 6″ srcset=”https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-when-mansoor-ali-khan-made-disparaging-remarks-about-trisha-the-police-filed-a-rep-750×422.jpg 750w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-when-mansoor-ali-khan-made-disparaging-remarks-about-trisha-the-police-filed-a-rep-1024×576.jpg 1024w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-when-mansoor-ali-khan-made-disparaging-remarks-about-trisha-the-police-filed-a-rep-768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-when-mansoor-ali-khan-made-disparaging-remarks-about-trisha-the-police-filed-a-rep-390×220.jpg 390w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-when-mansoor-ali-khan-made-disparaging-remarks-about-trisha-the-police-filed-a-rep-150×84.jpg 150w, https://www.theindiaprint.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/theindiaprint.com-when-mansoor-ali-khan-made-disparaging-remarks-about-trisha-the-police-filed-a-rep.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 1566px) 100vw, 1566px” /></p>
<p>Shahid Kapoor said to Anupama Chopra that he had attended more than 100 auditions before to being cast alongside Amrita Rao and Shenaz Treasurywala in Ishq Vishk. “From the age of say 18, 19 till 21, so do dhai teen saal even if I was going for three auditions a month that’s 40 auditions a year, so in three years that’s 120 auditions,” Shahid responded to the interviewer’s question. My general math.</p>
<p>In the same interview, Shahid Kapoor was questioned about receiving remuneration for the highly regarded film Haider, which was helmed by Vishal Bharadwaj. “They could not afford me. They said if they had to pay me then the budget of the film would not get sanctioned because it was a very experimental subject and they really didn’t know whether it will land at all,” Shahid said when explaining why he didn’t. “It was very compelling kind of product to make, so I said that, Yeah I’ll do it,” Shahid continued.</p>
<p>In addition, Shahid Kapoor spoke anecdotally about filming with Kabir Singh and how, at the end of the day, he would smell like nicotine and would take a lengthy shower on the sets. Owing to his role, he had to consume two packs of cigarettes throughout the filming process, and he didn’t want to bring any smoke residue home with him.</p>
<p>The last time we saw Shahid Kapoor was in the movie Bloody Daddy. He also made his online debut this year when Farzi became available on Prime Video. Alongside Pooja Hedge, Shahid will feature in the movie Deva, which opens in theaters on October 11, 2024. According to the producers, Deva follows a gifted but disobedient police investigator who is looking into a high-profile crime.</p>
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